Skip Nav
Magnolia Journal
Joanna Gaines Just Got Hilariously Real About Her Magnolia Journal Cover Shoot
tarek el moussa
Hmm, Here's Why Tarek El Moussa's Recent IG Post Has Us Scratching Our Heads
Home How To
33 Designer-Worthy DIYs For a Polished Home

Teak

Definition: Teak

Teak is a type of hardwood harvested from a tall tropical tree found in Indonesia and other parts of Asia. But despite its Eastern roots, teak is well-known for its popularity in Scandinavian-style furniture. The smooth, golden-brown wood is incredibly durable and weather-resistant, and it won't cause rust when it comes into contact with metal. For that reason, teak is often used to make outdoor furniture, decks, and boats.

Source

Around The Web
Join The Conversation
shulvrkrp shulvrkrp 9 years
I don't think there currently is a problem nor will it be in the future for deforestation of teak wood.Teak is fabulous looking and durable; so much better than white plastic! UGH! White plastic outdoor furniture is so ugly!
shulvrkrp shulvrkrp 9 years
I don't think there currently is a problem nor will it be in the future for deforestation of teak wood. Teak is fabulous looking and durable; so much better than white plastic! UGH! White plastic outdoor furniture is so ugly!
libs1dlab libs1dlab 9 years
Teak is great but I worry about how much deforestation is taking place to keep up with consumer demand. Is it really worth killing all those trees just to have beautiful furniture?
JaimeLeah526 JaimeLeah526 9 years
I love this deck set. It's gorgeous.
MamaD MamaD 9 years
When the large section of our deck is completed, we plan on buying 3 of these exact same sets!!!!Just beautiful!!!!
Ejmcmis Ejmcmis 9 years
Teak is beautiful... Acutally I like to buy my stuff at Wood You, where you can finsh it yourself (the protective coating). They have some GREAT teak stuff...
Ejmcmis Ejmcmis 9 years
Teak is beautiful...Acutally I like to buy my stuff at Wood You, where you can finsh it yourself (the protective coating). They have some GREAT teak stuff...
Definition of Ambergris
Tulum-Inspired Decor
Grenache 101
Floral Flamingo Pool Float
What Is Old Bay Seasoning?
Vocabulary of Bed Styles
What Are Fraises du Bois?
Election Vocabulary and Definitions
What are Grissini?
What Are Kodama Zomes?
From Our Partners
Latest Home & Garden
All the Latest From Ryan Reynolds